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    British PM confident of winning appeal over Brexit trigger

    Reuters | Updated at 06:50pm on November 04, 2016

    British prime minister Theresa May is confident of winning an appeal to overturn a court decision that the government must get parliamentary approval to trigger the formal divorce process from the European Union, her spokesman said on Friday...

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    Pakistan to deport green-eyed ‘Afghan Girl’

    Reuters | Updated at 06:09pm on November 04, 2016

    A Pakistani judge on Friday ordered the deportation of Sharbat Gula, the green-eyed ‘Afghan Girl’ whose 1985 photo in National Geographic became a symbol of her country's wars, after finding her guilty of illegally obtaining a Pakistani identity card...

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    UN says can't use Russian Aleppo pause to send aid

    Reuters | Updated at 05:45pm on November 04, 2016

    The United Nations cannot use Russia's announcement of a unilateral pause in the fighting in Aleppo to send aid into the besieged eastern zone of the city because it does...

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    Car bomb in Turkey's southeast kills eight, wounds more than 100

    Reuters | Updated at 01:59pm on November 04, 2016

    A car bomb attack by Kurdish militants in the southeastern Turkish city of Diyarbakir on Friday killed eight people and wounded more than 100, prime minister...

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    Iraqi forces say six Mosul districts seized from IS

    Reuters | Updated at 03:48pm on November 04, 2016

    Iraqi special forces recaptured six districts of eastern Mosul on Friday, a military statement said, expanding the army's foothold in the Islamic State stronghold a day after its leader told his jihadist followers there could be no retreat...

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    Myanmar's Suu Kyi says situation in Rakhine State being investigated

    Reuters | Updated at 02:23pm on November 04, 2016

    Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi said on Friday investigations were underway into the situation in Rakhine State, where many members of a Muslim minority live and where human rights workers say conflict has led to abuse of civilians by the military...

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    NDTV India ordered to go off air for a day

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:04pm on November 04, 2016

    The Indian ministry of information and broadcasting on Thursday ordered NDTV India to go off air for 24 hours for allegedly breaching broadcast norms in its coverage of...

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    Thousands protest in Jakarta against Gov's alleged blasphemy

    Associated Press | Updated at 12:58pm on November 04, 2016

    Tens of thousands of hard-line Muslims marched Friday on the center of the Indonesian capital to demand the arrest of its minority-Christian governor for...

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    Death toll in Indonesia boat sinking jumps to 51

    Associated Press | Updated at 11:10am on November 04, 2016

    The death toll in the sinking of an overcrowded boat carrying Indonesian migrant workers climbed to 51 on Friday after rescuers found more bodies...

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    Democrats face growing concerns as White House race tightens

    Reuters | Updated at 09:35am on November 04, 2016

    Hillary Clinton's supporters nervously eyed opinion polls showing the Democrat with a tenuous lead over Republican rival Donald Trump on Thursday as the White House candidates raced through vital battleground states in a late search for votes...